Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on May 31, 1936 · Page 35
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Pampa, Texas
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Texas Panhandle Centennial Development Edition lt*m» tot the Womnn'i Put* **» «r*icotn«(l trotA Punpt and MttTtmnamg territory. Material fyr this page must be in by 10 a. m. on week-days and noon Saturdays. t'VOli 30. NO. 48) PAMPA, GRAY COUNTY, TEXAS, SUNDAY M'ORNJNG, MAY 31, 1936. (PRICE FIVE CENTS) 'FIRST LADY' OF PANHANDLE WILL BE CENTENNIAL QUEEN NEARBY TOWNS EACH MAS SHARE OF MARRIAGES BORGER, May 30—Miss Anna Maye Vetesk, teacher in the Border schools, and Arch Cooper of ritillipj were married In Oklahoma City Thursday and will be at home In Phillips, near here, after short/visit In McAlester, Okla, Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Burnslde have announced the engagement of their 'daughter, Zola Ruth, to J. C. Ktiow- les. The marriage is to be solemnized in mid-August. Mr. Knowles is a member of the high school faculty, and Miss Burnslde was graduated from high school this spring. Miss Mona Prances Woodward and Dexter C. Wright, popular young couple here, were married last Sunday afternoon at the Methodist parsonage and will be at home here after June 1. LeFORS, May 30—Miss Thillle Myrtle Horn, niece of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hill, and Dewey Adair of Wellington were married at Pampa on May 23. The bride was graduated here last year. . PANHANDLE, May 30—Mrs. Cur, tis Douglass was elected president of the Pine Arts club in a called : meeting last week, to fill the term of the late Mrs. Ralph Randel. A memorial tribute was paid to Mrs, Randel at the meeting. Height of Pampa Fashion, 1908 It was only a cardboard automobile in a photographer's shop, but it made an impressive picture of Mr. and Mrs. II. B. Lovctt, Pampa pioneers, in 1!)()8. Tbe pie- lured automobile is as typical of its lime as Mrs. Lovctl's hat and shirtwaist. Baby Population of City, 1912 McLEAN, May 30—Miss Prankle Andrews, daughter of Mr. and Mrs T, H. Andrews, and Howard C 'Weatherby were married at Canyon last Sunday evening, and left foi a i,trip' to Carlsbad, N. M. Mr Wfiatherby was principal of Lakeview school last year and Miss Andrews taught at Twitty. -, ,Miss Lucille . Rice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Rice, and Edward Gething, prominent ranch-. •m»n here, were married May 17 at -"Tucumcarl, N. M. by the Rev. J. S .Rice," Methodist minister. After a .trip to Eagles Nest, Colo, the.couple returned to the ranch and are at home there. Junior Study club elected Mrs iJohn Hildreth president for nexl year, at its • final meeting of the season last week. SHAMROCK, May 30— Miss Mildred Hiiburn, June bride-elect, .was honored Thursday at a shower ii: the home of Mrs. J. B. Clark, will: Mmes. W. O. Morrow, H. B. Hill Frank Wofford, and Miss Ethel McCurdy as hostesses. Miss Zonelle Henderson, whose engagement was announced recently, was complimented with a kitchen shower by Mmes. Robert Walker, Milton Davenport, and Wallace At- .chinson Friday evening in Mrs home. Berfect 6-Year , Record Is Made By Baker Pupil Perfect attendance for six years, ever since she entered school, is the record Alta Horn takes from B. M. Baker school to junior high. She received her certificate of perfect attendance with her promotion certificate yesterday. • Students at B. M. Baker who have not been absent nor tardy for five years are Kenneth Lard, of the fifth grade; J. C. Hyatt, Louis Simms, and Rella Sue Smith of the sixth grade. Perfect records for three years are held by Ernest Miller, fouth gade; Hilory Eldridge, Frances Bolander, Jewel Hill, L. B. Allison, and : Phyllis Follr.weU. Ten pupils from the first grade, ..'eight from the second, 13 from the third, 12 from the fourth, 16 from itheVfifth, and 10 from the sixth re- -.cajved attendance certificates for owe year. Fourth Birthday Of Girl Honored A Centennial motif decorated for the party given Oma Claire Mprris on her fourth birthday Friday afternoon by her mother, Mrs. Tom Morris. Mrs. A. p. Hughes of Airia- r'illp and Mrs. G. R. Slocum assisted in entertaining. Ice cream and cake were served after a play period. Miniature trucks, cars, and airplanes were given as favors. Youngsters attending were Ron- pie Hollingshead, Bobby Hoare, WUson, Patsy Ellis, Bobby Roy Dyson, Patricia Gallia, Brice Wvely, ^Patricia. Ann Marriele, Frank Gil- Jiam, Brent Fisher, Barbara Den- gon, Colleen and Mary Jo Cockerill, Raymond Hpllingshead, Ruth Slo- When Ihe baby show was conducted in I'ampa in 1912, every child from Ihe age of four months lo five years was entered. And their pictures were taken with W. It. Beydler, who sponsored the baby show al the theater, in his automobile. He is shown at the wheel, with John Hamilton, Don Tale, Mrs. Beydler, Wade Duncan, Evalyn Skaggs, Vcrnon Lawri'iH'f, the little Tucker girl, Lorelta Fletcher, Mrs. Mublc Fl&cher, Dr. Barrett's small daughter, Buster Saundcrs, and Mable Willis. On the running board are the two Davis children, Kathryn Vincent, (now Mrs. Dudley Stccle) and Avis Herjkcll. Grouped on and around Ihe radiator are Mrs. Birdie McKinncy, Clara McKinncy, and Tom Darwin. RETIRING OES OFFICERS ARE GIVEN BANQUET Public Installation Scheduled for Tomorrow Ts A banquet preceding the installation of new officers was given by the Order of Eastern Star at the Schneider hotel Friday evening. Mrs. Ida Burns, retiring worthy matron, was presented a past matron's pin by Mrs. Madge Murphy, who will succeed her in the office after the public installation tomorrow evening. Mrs. Roy Sewell acted as toastmaster for the brief program. After the invocation by W. W. Hughes, the group sang America. Mrs. Pearl Mitchell brought greetings, and Mrs. Burns responded. Places were laid for Mr. and Mrs. W. C. deCordova, Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Downs, Mr. and Mrs. Hughes; Mmes. Lindsey. Lillian Murphy. Stella Wagner, Bertha Beck, Reese, Jessie Hoffman, Clovia Lutz, Vivian Manson, Maude Voyles, Katie Vincent, Edrie Colvin, Grtoves, Slocum, Myrtle Woodall, Ava Barber, Alice Cockerill, O. H. Ingram, L. C. Neely, L. G. Gomillion, Luther Pierson, J. P. McClard, Yates, C. E. Ward, Pearl Clark, E, R. Snnkel, tinil those on program. - ««. Centennial Week Causes Meetings To Be Postponed Postponement of several meetings scheduled for Centennial celebration week has been announced. Tuesday Afternoon bridge club will have its meeting the follow •* ing week instead, with Mrs. H. T. Hampton as hostess. Mrs. Mack Graham, who was to have been Queen of Clubs hostess Wednesday, also announced that the party will be put off a week. New Deal club, scheduled to meet Friday, will wait until a later date. Group one of First Christian council will poslcone its regular meeting from Wednesday, as will the Women's Auxiliary of the Presbyterian church. Members of the latter group, however, will conduct a cooked food sale on Wednesday and Thursday downtown, as an aid co Centennial hostesses. CONCERT AT 4 P. M. A musical program by the Hanna conceit company, announced for 3 o'clock this afternoon at First Christian church, will be given at 4 o'clock Instead, it was announced yesterday. The change was made because of a conflict with the citywide Memorial day program. The public is invited to the concert. No admission will be charged. CALENDAR MONDAV Group four of First Christian council will meet with Mrs. Bur] Graham at 10 a. m. for busines? and a luncheon. First Methodist W. M. S. will meet: circle one at the church al 2:30, circle two with Mrs. H. R Thompson, circle three for a covered dish lunch in the home of Mrs J. G. Cargile, circle four for a lunch in the church basement. First Baptist W. M. U. will meet at the church, 2:30. Open house will be conducted al the WPA sewing room from 1 tc 5 p. m., with the public invited. A special meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary is called at 7 p. m., to plan for the Centennial booth. A business meeting of Beta Sigma Phi will be conducted in the home of Mrs. C. L. Wooley. Public installation of officers will be conducted by the Order of Eastern Star at the Masonic hall 8 p. m. TUESDAY Mrs. John Studer will entertain London Bridge club with a breakfast at Schneider hotel, 9:30. Mrs. Siler Faulkner will be hostess to Amusit club at her home. Initiatory work will be conducted at a meeting of the Order oi Rainbow for Girls at Masonic hall, 7:30, with Masons and Eastern Stars invited. Executive board of Business and Professional Women's .club will meet at city club room, 7:30. WEDNESDAY . An all-day meeting of Central Baptist Missionary -union will be conducted at the church. First Christian council will meet: Group two at the home of Mrs. R. G. Christopher and group three at the home of Mrs. Weldon Wilson. Tile meeting of group one is postponed. Altar Society of Holy Souls church will meet with Mrs. R. H. Delaney, 411 N. Yeager. Mrs. E. F. Boyles will be co-hostess. THURSDAY Mrs. W. P. Holland will be hostess to Laketon Home Demonstration club. Rebekah Lodge will meet at the I. O. O. F. hall at 8 p. m. FRIDAY Chatterbox Sewing club will meet with Mrs. Curtis Graham. A regular meeting of the Order of Eastern Star will start at 8 p. m. in Masonic hall. KINGSIMILL II. D. CLUB Because its meeting date falls on ;he first day of the Panhandle Cen- .ennial celebration, Kingsmill Home Demonstration club will postpone Is session next week to a date -hut will be set later, it was an- louuced yesterday, TWO CLUBS ENTERTAIN AT POT-LUCK MEAL FRIDAY A pot-luck luncheon was enjoyed by a group of friends, members of Tuesday Afternoon bridge eltib and Friday bridge club, in the home of Mrs. Sherman White, Friday, After the lunch, lo which each guest contributed n dish, four tables were arranged for bridge. Mrs. J. C. Hnynes made high score in the games. Others present for the pleasantly informal afternoon were Mines. Bob McCoy, Gracly Rogers, Tom Chesser, P. I. Reid, Henry Thut, Schulkey, Howard Neath, Lloyd Bennett, Brewster, Carl Boston. H. P. Elliott, Skeet Roberts, Jim White, Rufe Thompson, and H. T. Hampton. Unusual Program Given by Ladies Aid in Skellytown SKELLYTOWN, May 30.— The Ladies Aid met in the Community church Thursday afternoon tor a social gathering with 30 present. A covered dish luncheon was served cafeteria style, and "capsule friends" were revealed. Mrs. H. Shcrricb had charge of the program, which was carried out in the form of a commencement exercise. Mrs. Clegg had the part of the salutatorlan, Mrs. Sher- rieb of the speaker, Mrs. Herbert Bratcher the valedictorian, Mrs. J. C. Jarvis the school official who presented awards, Mrs. John Lee the class sponsor, and Mrs. E. Gallemore of "Tagalong." Present to enjoy the hour, in addition to those on program, were Mmes. E. Patchett, Ike Hughes, Ernest Hate-hell, M. E. New, Dorothy Battendorf, C.. Kennedy, W. B. Campbell, Bill Irwin, Melva Jean Hoffman, D. Henshaw, G. C. Henshaw, E. Haslam, W. Worthington, H. C. Boyd, Smith Thurlow, Gumphrey, John Beighle, George Stanley, W. A. Wai'd, N. P. Ives, Bill Lett, Mildred Beene, W. Burlcson, Jack Hailey, A. Burnett, V. P. Francis, Roy Hawkins, M. A. Edwards, and Jack Propst. Mr. and Mrs. McLiester and children left tile last of I he week foi Oklahoma, where lie has been transferred. Emilie's Birthday Party Merriment Lingers Birthday-parly merriment leaves a gay expression on the face of Emilie Dionne as she clous (lie sim-bonnel. That's part ol' the approve^ outdoor costume on sunny days at the Dionne nursery, hut the gesture—we can't figure out whether Emilie's nose tickles or whether she's 'playing peek- a-boo. What do you think? Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Stafford and two sons left last Friday to spend two weeks in Arkansas and other places. Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Dickey motored to Oklahoma last week-end to meet his father, who is here from Arkansas on a visit. Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Harvey and children of Pampa visited Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Allison last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Propst returned the first of the week after a few days' visit in Oklahoma, including a trip to Tulsa for the oil show. Miss Ooldie Jacobs is spending the week visiting her sister, Mrs. Sylvia McCracken of Wheeler. Miss Ruth Wood of Vega is visiting her sister, Mrs. Charles Johnson this week. Miss Ann Thurston left Saturday for Medicine Mound to visit her mother a few days. Country Club's Members Enjoy A 'Tacky' Dance Country club members and their guests enjoyed a 'tacky' dance at the lub house Friday evening, to music by the Phillips orchestra. Each member was privileged to invite u guest. Most of the dancers were in cos- -ume of varying degrees of 'tackiness.' C. P. Buckler was awarded ;he costume prize for his old Engish clothes. The club's dance com- nittee was in 'charge of arrangements. (Contract Kard Klub Is Entertained at Home of Mrs. Keck Kontract Kard Klub was enter- ained by Mrs. L. E. Keck Wednesday afternoon. High score in the bridge games was made by Mrs. Teck, second by Mrs. Max Ryan. Ice cream and angel food cake vere served to Mrs. Powell, a guest, and Mmes. John A. McCutcheon, >ith Baldwin, T. B. Parker, Robrt Chafin, T. B. Rogers, and, Ryan, Callers Are To Be Received Monday Afternoon • An unusual event to which Pampa women are invited next week is the open house at the WPA sewing room tomorrow from 1 to 5 o'clock. The room, on the fourth floor of the courthouse, employs about two dozen women and girls, who cut, sew, and repair garments which are then distributed to needy families. More than 2,500 garments have been made since it started operation last November. Believing that operation of the room will be of interest to Hit' public, Mrs. Buenu Birchfield, director, arranged for the open house. Callers will be welcomed through the entire afternoon, she says. . .*£». Minister Is to Resign Post as Revival Closes Close of a revival and of the local ministry of Paul A. Thompson will be marked together today in services at Central Church of Christ. Evangelist Claud McCIung will preach three times to complete tlie revival series. He will speak at 8:30 this morning in the weekly radio broadcast of the church from station KPDN, and. at the church for 11 a. in. and 8:15 p. m. services. Those who have not heard him during the past week are especially invited for these remaining meetings. A basket lunch will be served in the church basement at 1 o'clock today, and there will be a song liour at 3 o'clock. Mr. Thompson, who has served the church as pastor the past year, will leave next week and will be succeeded by Will M. Thompson, now of Tuttle, Okla. Despite the identical names, the ministers are not related. Paul A. Thompson had planned ;o engage in evangelistic work this summer,' but because of a throat njury suffered recently he will be unable to carry out this plan. He will go to H'ollis, Okla., as pastor there, , MISS LOIS STALLINGS IS HONOREE AT THE PARTY Mi.<»-<;s Cliiudlnc Pope and Xc- nobia IMcFarlhi entertained with 11 luncheon yesterday at noon. complimenting Miss Lois Stallings, bride-elect of Robert M. Klinger. They were hostesses in the homo of Miss Pope. A crystal bowl of small yellow lilies formed the centerpiece, and the same flowers tied with yellow ribbons made corsages at the plates. Place cards had brides pictured on them. Tiny figures of brides and grooms stood on the table. The honoree was presented with a beautiful silver bowl, gift of the hostesses. After the delicious three- course dinner was served, the guests spent an informal hour. Most of them, teachers in the schools here, plan to leave soon on summer trips. Miss Stallings will go to her parents' home at siaton, where she is to be married early in July. Guests were Mises Lois Stallings, Evelyn Stallings of Siaton, Jill Jones, Wilma Chapman, Sue Vinson, and Mrs. W. B. Bounds. Miss Pope's sister, Mrs. Clinton Henry, assisted the hostesses. WMU Meetings of. Summer Planned Summer meetings were planned by officers of First Baptist Missionary union at an executive meeting Friday afternoon in the home of Mrs. T. F. Morton, president. No circle metings will be conducted through vacation months, it was decided, and the union will meet at the church each first Monday afternoon. Mrs. Morton appointed Mrs. W. B. Henry, Mrs. H. T. Cox, and Mrs. C. E. Lancaster on a nominating committee to submit a ticket of officers for the annual election. A social period followed the business. Refreshments were served to Mmes. T. L. Anderson, R. W. Tucker, J. C. Roundtree, E. L. Anderson, H. L. Watt, John Beacom, W. D. Benton, C. L. Stephens, Cox, Henry, and Lancaster. FOOD SALE ANNOUNCED A cooked food sale will be conducted by the Women's Auxiliary of the Presbyterian church all day Wednesday and Thursday at Standard food market. Mrs. W. F. Dirksen will be -in charge. Housewives are invited to patronize the sale on the days when they will be busy with Centennial . celebration events. M'rs. Organ, Receintly Married, Is The Honoree Mrs. Bernard Organ of Hobbs, N. M., who was Miss Georgiana Gray of Pampa until her recent marriage, was complimented with a party and kitchen shower at the home of Mrs. J. B. Austin Thursday afternoon. Mrs. E. L. Norman was co- hostess. Games and contests made up an informal program; recipes were written for the bride, then the gifts were presented and inspected. An ice course was served. Guests were Mines. Alice Howard, Raymond Harris, C. W. Stowell, A. L. Nichols, Lyle Stout, C, B. Organ, E. B. Howard, C. C. Cockerill, H. C. Schoolfield, P. S. Gray, Sam Irwin, W. A. Gray, L. H. Porter, C. Y. Stitt, Sam Patrick. B. G. Gordon, J. R. Bradley, Elma Phelps, Marvin Harris; Misses Alice Cross, Willie Isbell, and Berniece Mnines. Gifts were sent by Mmes. C. C. Organ. T. A. Cox, and Ruth Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Jefferies, Misses Claudine and Virginia Jefferies and Mary Keahy. House Guest Is Complimented at Mrs. L. B. Scudder of Chelsea, Okla. was complimented with a bridge luncheon at the home of Mrs. Reuben P. Weeks Wednesday afternoon. May flowers set the color note for the attractive tables. After the delicious lunch, bridge was enjoyed. Mrs.. Howard Neath made high score, and Mrs. Scudder was presented with a guest favor. Other players were Mmes. Walter Dean, Robert A. Knox, Harry Carlson, T. J. Riddle, Ralph Jones, and Miss Grace Hilliard. .«. Council Group Is To Meet Tomorrow To Hold Election A special meeting of group four, First Christian Women's Council, is announced for tomorrow in the home of Mrs. Burl Graham, 213 N. Nelson. Members will meet at 10 a. m. for a business session featuring election of officers, and a luncheon. The changed meeting date was arranged to avoid conflict with Centennial events next week. Group one has postponed its meeting until a later date. Group two will meet with Mrs. R. G. Christopher, 701 N. Sumner, at 2:30 Wednesday, and group three with Mrs. Weldon Wilson, 605 N. Sornerville, at 2 p. m. ;he same day. WOMEN OF EARLY DAYS ON PLAINS TAKE SPOTLIGHT The queen of the Panhandle Centennial celebration next week will lie the pioneer woman who has lived longest in this section. She will ride on a special float in the parade Thursday, attended by a dozen wives and widows of well-known pioneers. Pioneer women from over the Panhandle, and those who lived here in the early days, will be honor guests during the celebration. They will be complimented with a tea by the Business and Professional Women's club Thursday afternoon at 2:30, at the women's club room In the city hall. All women eligible to register on the pioneer women's book, Including Gray county residents, are tokcd to register at the high school gymnasium before 8 p. m, Wednesday. The queen of the Centennial celebration, the woman who was first to settle in tile Panhandle, will be chosen from this list, so exact date of coming to the Panhandle will be registered with each name. This occasion is planned so the visitors may meet old friends, renew acquaintances, rest, and talk over old times and new. An informal program will entertain them, and tea will be 'served. Mrs. Glen Pool, Mrs. Alex Schneider, and Mrs. C. L. Wooley are in charge of arrangements. Business and Professional Women's club is in charge of hospitality for the pioneer women. A series of radio programs has been given, inviting them to be here next week, and personal invitations have been sent to 105 women whose names were obtained from practically 5>U Panhandle counties. Misses Frances Stark and Mildred Overall directed the broadcasts. •••-..•' Replies received from, many of the invitations indicate that the visitors will be numbered by the dozens. Prominent among them will be Mrs. Temple Houston of Woodward, Okla., Mrs. Billy Dixon of Amarlllo, Mrs. G. W. Arrington ot Canadian, all widows of men who made Panhandle history. From Guymon, Okla., will come three pioneer brides, all of whom were married in 1884. They will occupy places of honor on the Guymon float in the parade. Rooms for the visitors are being secured in Pampa homes by the club committee, assisted by Mrs. G. C. Walstad and several other pioneer women of this city. Miss Irene Irvine is general chairman of the club's committee which is making arrangements for these honored Centennial guests. Mrs. H. H. Heiskell will be in charge of registration for pioneer women at the high school gymnasium. They will register separately from other pioneers who will be here for their annual reunion. Programs will be given at registration, listing all the special eventi open to the pioneer women. Thosp who plan to stay with relatives or friends while in Pampa will be taken to those homes, and lodging for others will be found in privata homes unless they prefer to stay at a hotel. The float upon which the queen will ride has been decorated, and the lone star crown is ready for the coronation of the Panhandle Cen« tennial queen. Class Presents Gift to Teacher A gift was presented the retiring teacher of Faithful Workers class at a meting in First Baptist church Wednesday. Mrs. Marvin Lewis, who has resigned as teacher, was given a Bible. Her place has not been filled yet, but Mrs. R. E. Gat» lin will be the teacher today. Mrs. V. L. Hobbs presided for the class business. After a song period, the devotional was conducted by Mrs. K. T. May with a prayer by Mrs. R. Earl O'Keefe. Mrs. R. W. Tucker, superintendent of the adult department, spoke'briefly. Games followed under direction of Mmes. Parlc Brown, W. L. Lane, and Hobbs, who also served refreshments. Class guests were Mrs. Tucker and Mrs. J. W. Brown. Members present were Mniesi-- Hugh Ellis, J. W. Poster, L. H, Anderson, W. H. Hallmark, L> ^ff. Bruce, Floyd Yeager, Charlie Rlce,> v Tom Perkins, D. H. Coffey, those' on program and the hostesses, . APPEARS IN Laurence McBee has returned for the summer vacation from. Canyon',' where he completed his fresjbjnkn year at West Texas State Teac college. He was chosen for a in a one-act play, part of program of the speech department; a.t the close Of lUe cortege- terjqft. His part was that of the husband in the farce, Lima. i

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